Hugh Hopper

Hugh Hopper

Real Name:
Hugh Colin Hopper
Profile:
Composer and bass player. He was part of the so-called 'Canterbury scene'. Originaly a member of The Wilde Flowers, he replaced Kevin Ayers in Soft Machine in 1969 and stayed with the group until 1973, into what is considered the classic and most famous incarnation of the band. After leaving Soft Machine, he played mostly in the jazz/jazz rock vein with a vast number of different bands, many of them adopting a name with the word 'Soft' as a reference to his glorious past.

Born: April 29, 1945, Canterbury, Kent, England
Died: June 7, 2009 in the county of Kent, England.
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Hugh Hopper Discography

Albums

S 65466 Hugh Hopper 1984 (Album) CBS S 65466 Netherlands 1973 Sell This Version
FIDARDO 7 Hugh Hopper Hopper Tunity Box (Album) Compendium Records FIDARDO 7 UK 1977 Sell This Version
FIDARDO 4 Hopper* / Dean* / Tippett* / Gallivan* Hopper* / Dean* / Tippett* / Gallivan* - Cruel But Fair (Album) Compendium Records FIDARDO 4 Norway 1976 Sell This Version
OG 527 Hugh Hopper / Elton Dean / Alan Gowen / Dave Sheen Hugh Hopper / Elton Dean / Alan Gowen / Dave Sheen - Rogue Element (Album) Ogun OG 527 UK 1978 Sell This Version
IRI 5003 Hugh Hopper Monster Band (Album) IRI Atmosphere IRI 5003 UK 1979 Sell This Version
Rouge 1 Hugh Hopper / Alan Gowen Hugh Hopper / Alan Gowen - Two Rainbows Daily (Album) Red Records (4) Rouge 1 UK 1980 Sell This Version
CP 2001 Hopper* / Dean* / Tippett* / Gallivan* Hopper* / Dean* / Tippett* / Gallivan* - Mercy Dash (Album) Culture Press CP 2001 UK 1985 Sell This Version
VPR 003CD Hugh Hopper And Odd Friends(CD, MiniAlbum) Voiceprint VPR 003CD UK 1993 Sell This Version
Fot9 HH1 Hugh Hopper Hooligan Romantics(CD, Album) Ponk Records Fot9 HH1 US 1994 Sell This Version
Shimmy-076, Sh-076 Hugh Hopper & Kramer (2) Hugh Hopper & Kramer (2) - A Remark Hugh Made(CD, Album) Shimmy Disc, Shimmy Disc Shimmy-076, Sh-076 US 1994 Sell This Version
IMP CD 19423 Hugh Hopper / Mark Hewins Hugh Hopper / Mark Hewins - Adreamor(CD, Album) Impetus Records IMP CD 19423 UK 1995 Sell This Version
BP186CD Alan Gowen & Hugh Hopper With Nigel Morris Alan Gowen & Hugh Hopper With Nigel Morris - Bracknell - Bresse Improvisations (Album) Blueprint (4) BP186CD Europe 1996 Sell This Version
VP133CD Hugh Hopper & Richard Sinclair Hugh Hopper & Richard Sinclair - Somewhere In France(CD, Album) Voiceprint VP133CD UK 1996 Sell This Version
BP248CD Hopper* / Kramer (2) Hopper* / Kramer (2) - Huge (Album) Shimmy Disc, Knitting Factory Works BP248CD UK 1997 Sell This Version
BP274CD Elton Dean, Hugh Hopper, Vince Clarke (2), Frances Knight Elton Dean, Hugh Hopper, Vince Clarke (2), Frances Knight - The Mind In The Trees(CD, Album) Blueprint (4) BP274CD UK 1998 Sell This Version
BP303CD Hopper*, S.Klossner* Hopper*, S.Klossner* - Different(CD, Album) Blueprint (4) BP303CD UK 1999 Sell This Version
BP337CD Hopper*, S.Klossner* Hopper*, S.Klossner* - Cryptids (Album) Blueprint (4) BP337CD UK 2000 Sell This Version
VP215CD Jan Ponsford, Frances Knight, Hugh Hopper, Vince Clarke (2) Jan Ponsford, Frances Knight, Hugh Hopper, Vince Clarke (2) - The Swimmer(CD, Album) Voiceprint VP215CD UK 2000 Sell This Version
none Hugh Hopper, Micaël Gidon Hugh Hopper, Micaël Gidon - Flight'n Shade(11xFile, Album) Not On Label none France 2002
none Hugh Hopper Jazzloops(CDr, Album) Burning Shed none UK 2003 Sell This Version
none Hugh Hopper / Julian Whitfield Hugh Hopper / Julian Whitfield - In A Dubious Manner(CDr, Album) Burning Shed none UK 2003 Sell This Version
bshed 0204 Hugh Hopper And Matt Howarth Hugh Hopper And Matt Howarth - The Stolen Hour(CD, Album, Enh) Burning Shed bshed 0204 Europe 2004 Sell This Version
BMOVP002CD Daevid Allen With Hugh Hopper & Pip Pyle : Brainville Daevid Allen With Hugh Hopper & Pip Pyle : Brainville - Live In The UK(CD, Album, Ltd) Bananamoon Obscura BMOVP002CD UK 2004 Sell This Version
MJR014 Hugh Hopper, Simon Picard, Steve Franklin, Charles Hayward Hugh Hopper, Simon Picard, Steve Franklin, Charles Hayward - Numero D'Vol(CD, Album) MoonJune Records MJR014 US 2007 Sell This Version
MJR019 Hugh Hopper, Yumi Hara Cawkwell* Hugh Hopper, Yumi Hara Cawkwell* - Dune(CD, Album, Dig) Moonjune Records MJR019 US 2008 Sell This Version